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Re: Jingoistic Juices are flowing

"tons of other very committed (and I guess desperate) people". How true, and how sad that more people are not students of history.

Quite a long time ago, I was sitting in my local pub reading R.V. Jones' "Most Secret War" and hoping to pick up a few tips, when another patron saw the 1970s(?) photo of him on on the dust jacket with a comb-over and said <sarcasm>"Well, HE looks interesting"</sarcasm>.... at which point I said something along the lines of "He's one of the many, many reasons you don't speak German, so show some respect".

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